2003-04 ECHL Critical Dates

October

2 Players Report
Training Camp Rosters Due (3 p.m. ET)
4 Training Camp Opens (may begin on-ice sessions)
15 Opening Day Rosters Due (3 p.m. ET)

17 ECHL REGULAR SEASON BEGINS

December

21 Christmas Waiver/Trade Freeze Begins (5 p.m. ET)
27 Christmas Waiver/Trade Freeze Ends (9 a.m. ET)

January

14 Jersey Reversal Date (home teams wear “road” jerseys; road teams wear “home” jerseys)

20-22 All-Star Break
20 2004 Par-A-Dice/ECHL All-Star Skills Competition, Peoria, Illinois
21 2004 Par-A-Dice/ECHL All-Star Game, Peoria, Illinois

February

2 Overseas Deadline (5 p.m. ET)

March

16 Trade Deadline (3 p.m. ET)
31 Amateur Playoff Eligibility Deadline (5 p.m. ET)

April

5 Kelly Cup Playoffs Roster Deadline (3 p.m. ET)
North Division Wild Card Game
6 Kelly Cup Playoffs Division Semifinals Begin
15 Kelly Cup Playoffs Division Semifinals End
16 Kelly Cup Playoffs Division Finals Begin
25 Kelly Cup Playoffs Division Finals End
26 Travel Day
27 Kelly Cup Playoffs Conference Finals Begin

May

6 Travel Day
8 Kelly Cup Playoffs Conference Finals End
9 Travel Day
10 Kelly Cup Finals Begin
20 Travel Day